Police Highlights

Making A Difference In Our Community

Congrats to Officer Spalla & Officer Bryan who were honored at the 32nd Annual MADD Honoring Heroes Recognition Banquet for working to stop DUI's & making our streets safer!

UAPD Officer Courtlandt Volker was awarded the Certificate of Excellence Award by Tucson Elks Lodge 385 for his outstanding service to The University of Arizona community. Ofc. Volker was nominated by UAPD Community Service Officer Calden (pictured in red), who recognized his dedication to service while working along side him.
Thank you for your service Ofc. Volker, & keep up the excellent work!

UAPD Officer Spalla was named the 2021 Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation-SALEF Unsung Hero for his outstanding work on and off duty! Congratulations & thank you for your dedication to service!

The University of Arizona Police Department was proud to attend the annual Special Olympics Arizona State Conference and receive recognition for our fundraising efforts in 2019 & 2020! We look forward to keeping up the hard work & thank our community members who helped us reach these amazing goals to support the awesome Special Olympics athletes! 

On May 20, 2021 VETS Indexes announced the winners of the first annual VETS Indexes Employer Awards, recognizing the employers that do the most to hire, retain, and support veterans in the workplace.

During the extensive evaluation process, over 300 organizations participated in the survey with over 100 submitting completed surveys to be considered for this recognition, including companies large and small, government agencies and departments, and nonprofit groups. VETS Indexes recognizes selected employers with one of the following four award levels: VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer, VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer, VETS Indexes 3 Star Employer, VETS Indexes Recognized Employer.  UAPD was announced as a recipient of the Vet Indexes Three Star Employer Award.

See all the recipients of the 2021 VETS Indexes Employer Awards here: https://vetsindexes.com/employer-awards-results/

UAPD is fortunate to have a variety of positions filled by veterans, as indicated below.

Micholjon Amado, Corporal, USMC
Benjamin Bordner, Police Officer, USAF
Edward Eismon, Corporal, USMC
Rene Hernandez, Police Officer, USMC
Jeffrey Kamper, Sergeant, USAF
Todd Kauffman, Corporal, USMC
Colin Keating, Sergeant, USA
Johnny Lollar, Corporal, USAF
Timothy Lopez, Police Officer, USAF
David Lopez, Police Officer, USMC
Alan Nelson, Sergeant, USAF
Danny Pickrom, Corporal, USAF
Elvis Sierra, Corporal, USA
Robert Sommerfeld, Assistant Chief, USAF
Andrew Valenzuela, Corporal, USN
Courtlandt Volker, Police Officer, USMC
Richard York, Police Officer, USAF Reserve

Thank you for your service to all our UAPD Veterans!